This paper, for the first time, investigates and clarifies the effectiveness of the waveband networks that adopt waveband level protection in a comparison with single layer optical path networks with optical path level protection.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4257) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network survivability
(060.4261) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, protection and restoration
Y. Yamada, H. Hasegawa, and K. Sato, "Cost Comparisons for Hierarchical and Single-Layer Optical Path Networks Considering Waveband and Wavelength Path Protection," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThI4.
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